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Old 09-01-2014, 03:27 PM   #121
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What little creatures that live over 2 years can I put in my reef tank?


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Coralline algae and Jar reef

Oh and by the way I'm ordering everything I need online today so a quick recap would be nice...


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Old 09-01-2014, 03:52 PM   #124
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LPS stands for Large Polyp Stony Coral. It means that it's skeleton is like a rock and the polyps are really big. SPS is Small Polyp Stony coral. It's skeleton is stony but it has really tiny polyps. Softies have no skeletons.
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I'm pretty sure everything will live over 2 years.
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So I could put little shrimp? Which shrimp would u recommend how do u care for it. And is it reef safe? Also would starfish work?


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Coralline algae and Jar reef

Ok so I need to order/buy instant marine salt, one power head, a refractometer, live sand, live rock, RO water, raw unseasoned table shrimp, panty hose, lighting, and test kit. Is there anything I'm missing besides the coral?


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testing kits, heater, and suitable lighting.
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Oh ya thats right! what kimd of lighting do i need again? And how long should I leave the shrimp and panty hose? Should the power head be on when I cycle the tank? Can I use a filter I already have in addition to using the live rock as a filter? How long does it take to fully cycle the tank?


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testing kits, heater, and suitable lighting.
I edited my list and added those things.


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Oh ya thats right! what kimd of lighting do i need again? And how long should I leave the shrimp and panty hose? Should the power head be on when I cycle the tank? Can I use a filter I already have in addition to using the live rock as a filter? How long does it take to fully cycle the tank?


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You leave the powerhead on. And you can use the filter. Just run chemipure and some filter floss (quilt batting. Super cheap at the local walmart). It usually takes about a month to cycle a tank. A little less with live rock. And I'm not sure about lighting. Maybe someone else can help with that.
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